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Definition of "riband" [rib•and]

  • A ribbon, especially one used as a decoration. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "riband" in a sentence
  • "I am inclined to think that the event will be that Lord H. will now remain longer than he before proposed, in order that he may not appear to be driven out by clamour, &c. Sir G. Yonge is to have the red riband, which is comical enough."
  • "I think you are wrong, notwithstanding, Bluewater, in talking of refusing the riband, which is so justly your due, for a dozen different acts."
  • "The Hertfordshire‑based rider emulated Michael Whitaker's success in last year's blue riband event by defeating a top‑class field packed with fellow Olympic contenders."